The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 123 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -12
Contract jobs citing Perl 80 157 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 2.18% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 4.93% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 120 142
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £337 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2506 3184 3019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.57% 44.22% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1951 2464 2317
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.00 £58.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 104 (52.26%) Linux
2 103 (51.76%) UNIX
3 83 (41.71%) Python
4 82 (41.21%) SQL
5 70 (35.18%) Banking
6 67 (33.67%) Java
7 64 (32.16%) Finance
8 62 (31.16%) Windows
9 54 (27.14%) Oracle
10 48 (24.12%) C++
11 41 (20.60%) Investment Banking
12 34 (17.09%) C#
13 33 (16.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (15.58%) Sybase
14 31 (15.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 30 (15.08%) Shell Script
16 29 (14.57%) Red Hat
17 28 (14.07%) Front Office
18 27 (13.57%) Bash Shell
19 26 (13.07%) Degree
20 25 (12.56%) Ruby
20 25 (12.56%) MySQL
20 25 (12.56%) Analytics
21 23 (11.56%) PHP
22 22 (11.06%) HTML
23 21 (10.55%) Apache
23 21 (10.55%) Firewall
23 21 (10.55%) Computer Science
23 21 (10.55%) Software Engineering

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (10.55%) Apache
2 11 (5.53%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.02%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.02%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.01%) IIS
4 4 (2.01%) Moodle
5 3 (1.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.01%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.50%) nginx
7 1 (0.50%) Confluence
7 1 (0.50%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (5.53%) MS Office
2 6 (3.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.01%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.01%) Gephi
4 2 (1.01%) SPSS
5 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.01%) GitHub
1 4 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.51%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.50%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.55%) Firewall
2 16 (8.04%) HTTP
3 14 (7.04%) DNS
4 13 (6.53%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.03%) SSH
6 9 (4.52%) LDAP
6 9 (4.52%) SAN
6 9 (4.52%) Multicast
7 8 (4.02%) Internet
8 7 (3.52%) SSL
9 5 (2.51%) OSPF
9 5 (2.51%) BGP
9 5 (2.51%) VPN
9 5 (2.51%) SMTP
9 5 (2.51%) SNMP
10 4 (2.01%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.01%) DMVPN
10 4 (2.01%) HSRP
10 4 (2.01%) DHCP
10 4 (2.01%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.56%) MySQL
2 21 (10.55%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.04%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.04%) RDBMS
4 14 (7.04%) Oracle Database
4 14 (7.04%) DB2
5 13 (6.53%) NoSQL
6 12 (6.03%) Big Data
7 10 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (4.52%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (3.02%) Sybase ASE
11 5 (2.51%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.51%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.51%) Data Mart
12 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.51%) MS Access
12 3 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (5.53%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.52%) Subversion
3 8 (4.02%) JIRA
4 7 (3.52%) Maven
5 6 (3.02%) Ant
6 5 (2.51%) Selenium
7 4 (2.01%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.01%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.51%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.51%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.51%) Grunt
8 3 (1.51%) Bower
9 2 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.01%) JUnit
9 2 (1.01%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.01%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.50%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
General
1 70 (35.18%) Banking
2 64 (32.16%) Finance
3 41 (20.60%) Investment Banking
4 28 (14.07%) Front Office
5 4 (2.01%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.01%) Advertising
6 3 (1.51%) Marketing
6 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.01%) Back Office
7 2 (1.01%) International Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (33.17%) Developer
2 24 (12.06%) Analyst
3 21 (10.55%) Support Engineer
4 18 (9.05%) C++ Developer
5 14 (7.04%) Administrator
5 14 (7.04%) Applications Support
5 14 (7.04%) Quantitative Developer
6 13 (6.53%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 13 (6.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.52%) DBA
9 8 (4.02%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.02%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.02%) Applications Support Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) UNIX Administrator
10 7 (3.52%) Perl Developer
10 7 (3.52%) Consultant
11 6 (3.02%) Support Specialist
11 6 (3.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.06%) HTML
2 15 (7.54%) .NET
3 13 (6.53%) XML
4 12 (6.03%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (5.03%) CSS
6 8 (4.02%) REST
7 7 (3.52%) Rendezvous
7 7 (3.52%) Web Services
8 6 (3.02%) STL
8 6 (3.02%) HTML5
9 5 (2.51%) Java EE
9 5 (2.51%) Django
9 5 (2.51%) LAMP
9 5 (2.51%) JDBC
10 4 (2.01%) Regular Expression
10 4 (2.01%) Middleware
10 4 (2.01%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 4 (2.01%) JSON
10 4 (2.01%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (10.55%) Computer Science
3 17 (8.54%) Fixed Income
3 17 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.03%) Replication
4 12 (6.03%) Derivative
5 10 (5.03%) Clustering
5 10 (5.03%) Credit Risk
6 9 (4.52%) Equities
7 8 (4.02%) Open Source
8 6 (3.02%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.01%) E-Learning
9 4 (2.01%) Learning Management System
9 4 (2.01%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.51%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.51%) Symmetrix
10 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.51%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (52.26%) Linux
2 103 (51.76%) UNIX
3 62 (31.16%) Windows
4 33 (16.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (9.05%) Solaris
6 9 (4.52%) CentOS
7 6 (3.02%) AIX
8 4 (2.01%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.51%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.01%) HPUX
10 2 (1.01%) Debian
10 2 (1.01%) Fedora
10 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.50%) Android
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.56%) Analytics
3 21 (10.55%) Software Engineering
4 16 (8.04%) Electronic Trading
5 15 (7.54%) Data Modelling
5 15 (7.54%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (7.54%) DevOps
6 14 (7.04%) Validation
7 12 (6.03%) Risk Management
8 11 (5.53%) Migration
9 10 (5.03%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.03%) ITIL
9 10 (5.03%) Scrum
9 10 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.52%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.02%) Performance Analysis
11 8 (4.02%) ETL
11 8 (4.02%) OO
11 8 (4.02%) Project Management
12 7 (3.52%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (41.71%) Python
2 82 (41.21%) SQL
3 67 (33.67%) Java
4 48 (24.12%) C++
5 34 (17.09%) C#
6 30 (15.08%) Shell Script
7 27 (13.57%) Bash Shell
8 25 (12.56%) Ruby
9 23 (11.56%) PHP
10 18 (9.05%) JavaScript
11 12 (6.03%) C
12 11 (5.53%) Korn
13 9 (4.52%) PL/SQL
14 6 (3.02%) C-shell
15 5 (2.51%) R
15 5 (2.51%) Scala
15 5 (2.51%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.51%) AWK
15 5 (2.51%) ActionScript
15 5 (2.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (13.07%) Degree
2 5 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.01%) CCIE
3 4 (2.01%) CCNP
4 3 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) HNC
6 1 (0.50%) HND
6 1 (0.50%) RHCE
6 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.01%) QA
2 3 (1.51%) Basel III
2 3 (1.51%) CRD IV
3 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.01%) GPG13
3 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.50%) EMIR
System Software
1 10 (5.03%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.52%) NFS
4 5 (2.51%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.01%) Sendmail
6 3 (1.51%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.01%) KVM
7 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.01%) Postfix
7 2 (1.01%) Squid
8 1 (0.50%) Nmap
8 1 (0.50%) Snort
8 1 (0.50%) Xen
8 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.50%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (8.54%) Puppet
2 11 (5.53%) Nagios
3 9 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.02%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (2.51%) Control-M
6 4 (2.01%) Salt
6 4 (2.01%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (2.01%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.51%) YUM
7 3 (1.51%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.51%) RANCID
8 2 (1.01%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.01%) Ansible
8 2 (1.01%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (1.01%) Foglight
8 2 (1.01%) SCOM
8 2 (1.01%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.01%) Cacti
8 2 (1.01%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (27.14%) Oracle
2 31 (15.58%) Sybase
3 29 (14.57%) Red Hat
4 14 (7.04%) TIBCO
5 12 (6.03%) Cisco
5 12 (6.03%) IBM
6 10 (5.03%) VMware
7 9 (4.52%) Sun
8 8 (4.02%) HP
8 8 (4.02%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.52%) Business Objects
9 7 (3.52%) EMC
9 7 (3.52%) Tableau
10 6 (3.02%) BMC
10 6 (3.02%) MarketAxess
11 5 (2.51%) Reuters
11 5 (2.51%) Remedy
11 5 (2.51%) JBoss
11 5 (2.51%) NetApp
11 5 (2.51%) Veritas
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